June 22, 2012

The Rise of Software-Defined Data Centers

Looking for the next buzzword for enterprise IT? It might be “software-defined data center.” A software-defined data center is characterized by generic hardware that is managed by separate software. It’s

Action Launches Hosted Development Environment

A startup called Action wants to make it easier for development shops to keep their development environments consistent. They’re offering a hosted development environment. Currently, Action includes a full Unix-like Improves PaaS has rolled out a number of upgrades to its cloud development platform. Those upgrades include geolocation fields for mobile apps, push upgrades and a new Schema Builder toolset,

MemSQL Promises to Speed Database Performance

Facebook alums Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov have launched a new startup called MemSQL that vows to make relational databases up to 30 times faster. Their MemSQL technology achieves that